Tag: corporations

Guess who was in town?

If Paul Revere were alive and in Utah last week, I’d imagine he’d have been ringing the alarm for us all screaming, “ALEC is coming, ALEC is coming!” Yes, it’s true. ALEC, also known as the American Legislative Exchange Council, was in town last week, and we should all be worried. The questionable ethics of

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ALEC Pledge of Allegiance

A recent investigative report by the The Guardian into the practices of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) showed that top ranking members are asked to pledge loyalty to the ALEC agenda. According to the report, state chairs, apparently including our own Rep. Ken Ivory and Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, were asked to sign a

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New national report details corporate manipulation in Utah schools

Salt Lake City – A new report released this morning by the Alliance for a Better UTAH and its partners details the damaging influence the corporate lobbying group American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has had on public education policy across the country. The report, ALEC v Kids, documents the growing footprint that ALEC has in

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